Gender equality in Japan

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Statista Dossier on gender equality in Japan

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Gender gap index in Japan 2016-2021

    • Gender gap index in Japan 2021, by category

    • Gender equality situation in Japanese society 2021

    • Opinion on achieving gender equality in society in Japan 2021

    • Attitude towards gender equality efforts in Japan 2021

  • 2. Education
    • Number of male students Japan 2019, by institution type

    • Number of female students Japan 2019, by institution type

    • University and junior colleges enrollment rate Japan FY 1960-2019, by gender

    • Number of undergraduate university students Japan FY 2020, by major and gender

    • Ratio of female university students Japan 2011-2020

    • Gender equality situation in schools in Japan 2021

  • 3. Employment
    • Male employment rate in Japan 2010-2019

    • Female employment rate in Japan 2010-2019

    • Share of men among employed people Japan 2019, by occupation

    • Share of women among employed people Japan 2019, by occupation

    • Share of employees with irregular employment Japan 2002-2020, by gender

    • Leading reasons for non-regular employment Japan 2020, by gender

    • Gender equality situation at work in Japan 2021

  • 4. Pay gap
    • Average wages per month among full-time male workers Japan 2011-2020

    • Average wages per month among full-time female workers Japan 2011-2020

    • Average wages per month among full-time male workers Japan 2020, by age group

    • Average wages per month among full-time female workers Japan 2020, by age group

    • Average wages per month among male full-time workers Japan 2020, by industry

    • Average wages per month among female full-time workers Japan 2020, by industry

    • Opinion on the possibility of closing the gender pay gap in Japan 2020

  • 5. Politics
    • Female leadership positions rate politics Japan 2019, by type

    • Number of members of the House of Councillors Japan 2020, by party and gender

    • Number of members of the House of Representatives Japan 2020, by party and gender

    • Opinion on the time needed until reaching 50 percent female Diet members Japan 2021

    • Opinion on the time needed until Japan will have a female prime minister 2021

    • Gender equality situation in the legal system in Japan 2021

  • 6. Family
    • Mean age of marriage Japan 1955-2019, by gender

    • Housework time invested Japan 2016, by gender

    • Share of men taking childcare leave Japan 2009-2018

    • Share of women taking childcare leave Japan 2009-2018

    • Level of active involvement at home among Japanese women 2020

    • Gender equality situation in families in Japan 2021

  • 7. Public opinion
    • Opinion on traditional gender roles in Japan 2019, by gender

    • Importance of education in ending gender discrimination in Japan 2021

    • Attitude towards female quota systems in Japan 2021

    • Attitude towards separate surnames for married couples in Japan 2021

    • Attitude towards the word feminist in Japan 2021

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